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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age October 23

Last Updated 01-07-2020

✍🎵Ned Rorem -- is 97 in the year 2020 and 98 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1923
Author, Diarist, Composer

🏆🏌John "Chi Chi" Rodríguez -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1935 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: b. in Rio Piedras

✍🎭Philip Kaufman -- is 84 in the year 2020 and 85 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1936
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Raiders of the Lost Ark (series), The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Right Stuff

🏆🏁Howard Augustine "Humpy" Wheeler Jr. -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1938 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: past president and general manager of NASCAR's Charlotte Motor Speedway.

🎵Eric Budd -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1938
Drummer
Group Names: The Fireballs

🎭🏆Jane Holzer -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1940
Actress, Movie Producer, Model
Misc: former Warhol superstar

🎵🏆⚽Pelé -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1940
Hall of Famer, Guitarist, Soccer Player, Brazilian
Names/Places: RN:Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Misc: became a professional soccer player at 16, joining the Santos team of Brazil; Pele' is generally regarded as the greatest player in the history of soccer and is largely responsible for a worldwide resurgence of the sport; led Brazil to 3 World Cup titles (1958,62,70); came to U.S. in 1975 to play for NY Cosmos in NASL; scored 1,281 goals in 22 years.

🎭🏆James Davidson -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1942
Actor, Model

🏆Sally Duberson -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1942
Model, Playmate
Misc: January 1965

🎵Barbara Ann Hawkins -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1943
Singer
Group Names: Dixie Cups

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🎭🎮Warren Burton -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1944
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Valley of the Dolls
Video Games: Red Faction Guerella, Rango

🎵Pat Lewis -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Misc: primarily a backing vocalist

📰Brian Ross -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1948
Journalist

🎵Richie Bull -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1948
Banjoist, Bassist, English

🏆🏈Ed Smith -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1950
NFL Player

🎭Wolf Muser -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1950
Actor, German
TV Shows: Santa Barbara, General Hospital
Movie Titles: To Be or Not to Be, One Man's Heroes, Contract Killers

🎭Lisby Larson -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1951
Soap Actress

🎭🎵Michael Rupert -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1951
Actor, Director, Composer, Singer
Movie Titles: A Boy and His Dog, Life with Mikey, The Myth of Fingerprints

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🏆🏈Andrew Jones -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1952
NFL Player

✍🎭🎵Pauline Black -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1953
Author, Actress, Singer, British
Movie Titles: Funny Man

🎵🎸Danny Krause -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1953
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: Paul Revere and the Raiders

✍🎭Ang Lee -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1954
Screenwriter, Producer, Movie Director, Taiwan

🏆Darrell Pace -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1956
Archery
Misc: has men's FITA record of 1341 out of 1440 points

🎭🎵Dwight Yoakam -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1956
Actor, Movie Director, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: NN:The California Cowboy
Song Titles: Honky Tonk Man, Guitars Cadillacs, Little Sister, Little Ways, Please Please Baby, Streets of Bakersfield, I Sang Dixie, I Got You, You're The One, Ain't That Lonely Yet, Fast as You
Album Titles: Guitars Cadillacs Etc Etc, Hillbilly Deluxe, Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room, This Time, Gone, Under the Covers, Tomorrow's Sounds Today

🎵🎷Dianne Reeves -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1956
Jazz Singer

🎭🏆Louann Fernald -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1957
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1979

Martin Luther King III -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1957
Political Activist
Misc: community activist

🎭Nancy Grace -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1958
TV Talk Show Hostess

✍🎭Andrew Hill Newman -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1959
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: iCarly
Movie Titles: Lethal Weapon 3

✍🎭Sam Raimi -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1959 N.S.
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Xena: Warrior Princess (producer)
Movie Titles: Spider Man (trilogy 2002-2007), Evil Dead (series)

✍🎭🎵Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1959 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Satirist, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Songwriter, Accordionist, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in Lynwood, CA
Misc: Architect (degree); Pop music parodist of the 80s and beyond; no relation to Frankie
Song Titles: King of Suede, I Lost on Jeopardy, One More Minute, Christmas at Ground Zero, Taco Grande, Bedrock Anthem, Achy Breaky Song, Amish Paradise, Gump, White and Nerdy, Foil, Tacky, Smells Like Nirvana, My Bologna, Yoda, Another One Rides the Bus, Eat It, Dare to Be Stupid, Ricky, Fat, Jurassic Park, The Saga Begins, I Love Rocky Road, Word Crimes, Like a Surgeon
Album Titles: Weird Al Yankovic, In 3-D, Dare to Be Stupid, Polka Party!, Even Worse, UHF -Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff, Off the Deep End, Alapalooza, Bad Hair Day, Running With Scissors, Poodle Hat, Straight Outta Lynwood, Alpocalypse, Mandatory Fun
TV Shows: The Weird Al Show
Movie Titles: U.H.F.

🏆🏁🏍Wayne Rainey -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1960
Hall of Famer, Motorcyclist
Misc: former American Grand Prix road racer; AMA Superbike

🏆🏈Mike Tomczak -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1962
NFL Quarterback
Misc: Super Bowl XX
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns

🏆🏈Doug Flutie -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1962
Hall of Famer, NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: won Heisman Trophy with Boston College (1984); 3-time CFL MVP with B.C. Lions (1991) and Calgary (1992-93); led Calgary to Grey Cup title in 1992; 6x CFL's Most Outstanding Player, 6x CFL All-Star
Sports Teams: Boston College, New Jersey Generals (USFL 1985), Chicago Bears (NFL 1986), New England Patriots (NFL 1987-1989), BC Lions (CFL 1990-1991), Calgary Stampeders (CFL 1992-1995), Toronto Argonauts (CFL 1996-1997), Buffalo Bills (NFL 1998-2000), San Diego Chargers (NFL 2001-2004), New England Patriots (NFL 2005)

🎭🏆Katherine Hushaw -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1963
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1986

🎨Lincoln Peirce -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1963 N.S.
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: Big Nate (comic strip and books)

Gordon Korman -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1963 N.S.
Children's Author, Canadian
Book Titles: Dive (series), Swindle (series), Monday Night Football Club (series), A Semester in the Life of a Garbage Bag, The Twinkie Squad, No More Dead Dogs

🎭Michele O'Brien -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1964
Actress
Movie Titles: Indecent Proposal (only acting credit, 1993)

🏆🏈Brent Williams -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1964
NFL Defensive

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🎵🎸Robert Trujillo -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1964
Hall of Famer, Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Infectious Grooves, Black Label Society, Metalicca

🎭Percy Phelps -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1965
Actor

🏆🏀Brian Rowsom -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1965
NBA Player

🏆⚾Al Leiter -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1965
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Toronto Blue Jays

🎭Yvonne Perry -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1966
Actress
Movie Titles: Ten 'til Noon, UnCivil Liberties

🎵David Thomas -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1966
Gospel Singer
Group Names: Take 6

🎵🎸Brian Nevin -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1966
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Big Head Todd and the Monsters

🎵🎸Dale Crover -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1967
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Nirvana

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🏆🏈Kendall Gammon -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1968
NFL Player

🏆🏈Kevin Henry -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1968
NFL Player

🎵Junior Bryant -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1968
Country Singer
Group Names: Ricochet

🎵Dwight Bryant -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1968
Country Performer

🎭Jon Huertas -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1969
Actor, Producer, American, Puerto Rican
TV Shows: Sabrina the Teenage Witch (as Brad), Castle (as Javier Esposito)
Movie Titles: The Objective, Right at Your Door, Reparation

🎭🏆Brooke Theiss -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1969
Actress, Model
Misc: Maxie doll model
TV Shows: Just the Ten of Us (as Wendy Lubbock) Beverly Hills 90210 (as Leslie Sumner in 1993)
Movie Titles: Catwoman, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1988), Quicksand

🏆🏈Reggie Barnes -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1969
NFL Linebacker

⚛📰Dr. Sanjay Gupta -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1969 N.S.
Doctor, Correspondent
Misc: medical reporter

🎭Steve Wilder -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1970
Actor
TV Shows: Melrose Place (as Alex Bustian), Days of Our Lives
Movie Titles: Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys, Josh Kirby...Time Warrior, The Journey: Absolution

🎵Eric Gibson -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1970 N.S.
Bluegrass Musician
Group Names: The Gibson Brothers

🏆🏈Alai Kalaniuvalu -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1971
NFL Guard

🎭Kate del Castillo -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1972 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Mexican
Movie Titles: The Book of Life

🏆🏈Daryl Price -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1972
NFL Defensive End

🏆🏈Patrise Alexander -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1972
NFL Linebacker

🏆⚽Tiffeny Milbrett -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1972 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Forward, American

🎵Jimmy Wayne -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1972
Songwriter, Country Singer

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🎭Malaika Arora -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1973 N.S.
Dancer, India

🎭Vivian Bang -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1973
Actress, Korean
TV Shows: Sullivan and Son
Movie Titles: Yes Man, Our Time is Up, Little Black Book

🏆🏈Blaine McElmurry -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1973
NFL Safety

🏆🏈Shawn Wooden -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1973
NFL Safety

🎭Kaleena Kiff -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1974
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: Wally's daughter
TV Shows: Love Sidney (as Patti Morgan), New Leave It to Beaver (as Kelly Cleaver), Pole Position
Movie Titles: Jaws: The Revenge, Oliver and Company

🎵🎸Eric Bass -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1974
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Shinedown

🎭Boti Bliss -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1975
Actress
TV Shows: CSI: Miami (as Maxine Valera)
Movie Titles: Bundy, Dorm Daze, Bubble Boy

🏆🏀Keith Van Horn -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1975
NBA Player

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🎭🏆Cat Deeley -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1976
TV Hostess, Model, English
TV Shows: So You Think You Can Dance

🎭Ryan Reynolds -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1976
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Two Guys a Girl and a Pizza Place (as Michael "Berg" Bergen)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Van Wilder, The Amityville Horror, Definitely Maybe, The Proposal, Buried

🎭Saycon Sengbloh -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1977 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: In The Dark

🏆⚽Jimmy Bullard -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1978 N.S.
Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, English

🎭Sarah Laine -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1982
Actress, Producer, Costume Designer
Names/Places: aka Sarah D'Laine
Movie Titles: American Pie 2, Mermaids, Flight of the Living Dead

🎭🎮Bradley Pierce -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1982
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Beauty and the Beast, Jumanji, The Borrowers, Porco Rosso
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series), The LEGO Movie Videogame, American Wasteland

🎵🎸Matthew Shultz -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1983
Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Cage the Elephant
Song Titles: Ain't No Rest for the Wicked, In One Ear

🎭Jessica Dunphy -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1984
Actress

✍🎭Meghan McCain -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1984 N.S.
Author, Political Activist, Personality
TV Shows: The View

🏆🏈Lorenzo Williams -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1984
NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle

✍🎭Masiela Lusha -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1985
Author, Humanitarian, Actress, Producer, Albanian
TV Shows: George Lopez Show (as Carmen Consuelo Lopez)

🏆Candice Cassidy -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1985
Playmate
Misc: June 2009

🎵Miguel -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1985
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎭Briana Evigan -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1986
Actress, Dancer
Movie Titles: Soroity Row, Stash House, Mother's Day, Burning Bright, The Devil's Carnival, Step Up (series)

🎭Inbar Lavi -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1986 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Imposters, Prison Break

🎭Emilia Clarke -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1986 N.S.
Actress, English
Misc: some sources say she was born on May 1 in 1987
TV Shows: Game of Thrones (as Daenerys Targaryen)
Movie Titles: Terminator Genisys, Me Before You, Dom Hemingway

🎭Jessica Stroup -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1986
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: 90210 (as Erin Silver), The Following (as Max Hardy)
Movie Titles: Ted, Prom Night

🎵Allen Branstetter -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1990 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Trumpeter, Soul Musician
Misc: Neo-soul style
Group Names: St. Paul and The Broken Heart

👑Princess Mako -- is 29 in the year 2020 and 30 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1991
Princess
Names/Places: Prince Akishino & Princess Kiko's girl, Akhito's granddaughter

🏆⚽Álvaro Morata -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1992 N.S.
Soccer Player, Spanish

🎭🎵🏆Taylor Spreitler -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1993 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Singer, Model
TV Shows: Melissa and Joey (as Lennox Scanlon), Kevin Can Wait (as Kendra Gable)
Movie Titles: Girl on the Edge, Stalked at 17

🎭Margaret Qualley -- is 26 in the year 2020 and 27 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1994 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Fosse/Verdon

🏆Ireland Eliesse Baldwin -- is 25 in the year 2020 and 26 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1995 N.S.
Model
Names/Places: Kim Basinger & Alec's daughter

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🎭Zach Callison -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1997 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Steven Universe (as Steven Universe), Sofia the First, The Legend of Korra
Movie Titles: Justice League: War, Mr. Peabody and Sherman

🎭Amandla Stenberg -- is 22 in the year 2020 and 23 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1998 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Mr. Robinson (as Halle Foster)
Movie Titles: The Hunger Games, Rio 2, As You Are, Colombiana

Allegra Sky Leguizano -- is 21 in the year 2020 and 22 in the year 2021; b.10/23/1999
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Justine Maurer and John's daughter

Vance Alexander Baldwin -- is 19 in the year 2020 and 20 in the year 2021; b.10/23/2001
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Chynna Phillips and William's son

Deacon Phillippe -- is 17 in the year 2020 and 18 in the year 2021; b.10/23/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Reese Witherspoon and Ryan's son

Eddy Angélil -- is 10 in the year 2020 and 11 in the year 2021; b.10/23/2010
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Celine Dion and Rene's son

Nelson Angélil -- is 10 in the year 2020 and 11 in the year 2021; b.10/23/2010
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Celine Dion and Rene's twin son

⛪👑Saint Ignatius Of Loyola -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1491 J+CD d.7/31/1556 Ju-1 (64)
Missionary, Knight, Spanish
Names/Places: RN:Inigo de Onez y Loyola
Misc: estimated birthdate; Society of Jesuits founder

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🎨Jacques Ange Gabriel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1698 N.S. d.1/4/1782 N.S. (83)
Architect, French

👑Emperor Peter II Of Russia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1715 Ju-1 d.1/29/1730 Ju-1 (14)
King, Russian
Misc: ruled 1727-30

✍📰Nicolas Restiff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1734 N.S. d.2/3/1806 N.S. (71)
Writer, Novelist, Printer, French
Book Titles: de la Bretonne

🎖⚖Thomas Pinckney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1750 d.11/2/1828 (78)
Soldier, Politician, Diplomat
Misc: negotiated Pinckney's Treaty (Oct. 27, 1795) with Spain

Samuel Morey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1762 N.S. d.4/17/1843 N.S. (80)
Inventor
Misc: Rotary steam engine, windmill, water wheel, steam pump, internal combustion engine

🎵Albert Lortzing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1801 d.1/21/1851 (49)
Composer, German

John Russell Bartlett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1805 d.5/28/1886 (80)
Linguist

Pierre Larousse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1817 d.1/3/1875 (57)
Lexicographer, French
Misc: grammarman

🎵Emilio Naudin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1823 d.5/5/1890 (66)
Opera Singer, Italian

🏆⚾William Ambrose Hulbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1832 d.4/10/1882 (49)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure, MLB Executive
Misc: one of the founders of the National League, recogized as baseball's first major league.

Adlai Ewing Stevenson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1835 N.S. d.6/14/1914 N.S. (78)
Vice President
Misc: 23rd U.S. Vice President (under Cleveland)

🎨✍⚛Francis Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1838 d.4/7/1915 (76)
Artist, Novelist, Engineer

Robert Seymour Bridges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1844 d.4/21/1930 (85)
Poet, English
Misc: poet laureate of England, "The Testament of Beauty".

Louis Riel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1844 d.11/16/1885 (41)
Politician, Canadian
Misc: Patriot & protector of French Culture; leader of insurrection of Metis in Manitoba.

💰Marquis M. Converse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1861 d.??/??/1931
Manufacturer
Misc: founded Converse Rubber Shoe Company to make basketball shoes

Frederick Lanchester -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1868 d.3/8/1946 (77)
Engineer, English
Misc: built the first British gasoline automobile

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🏆🏈John William Heisman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1869 d.10/3/1936 (66)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: The Heisman Trophy established in his name (1935); The first athletic director of NY's downtown athletic club; 36-year coach; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Brown (football player, 1887-1889), Penn (football player, 1890-1891), Oberlin (football coach, 1892), Buchtel (football coach, 1893-1894), Oberlin (football coach, 1894), Auburn (football coach, 1895-1899), Clemson (football coach, 1900-1903), Georgia Tech (football coach, 1904-1919), Penn (football coach, 1920-1922), Washington & Jefferson (football coach, 1923), Rice (football coach, 1924-1927), Georgia Tech (basketball coach, 1908-1909), Georgia Tech (basketball coach, 1912-1914), Buchtel (baseball coach, 1894), Clemson (baseball coach, 1899-1904), Georgia Tech (baseball coach, 1904-1917)

William Coolidge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1873 d.2/3/1975 (101)
Chemist, Engineer, Inventor
Misc: his improvement of tungsten filaments was essential in the development of the modern incandescent lamp bulb and the X-ray tube.

🎭Una O'Connor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1880 d.2/4/1959 (78)
Movie Actress, Irish
Movie Titles: David Copperfield

📰Hugh Baillie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1890 d.??/??/1966
Correspondent
Misc: of war

🎭Seymour Felix -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1892 d.3/16/1961 (68)
Choreographer

🎭"Gummo" Marx -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1892 d.4/21/1977 (84)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RFN:Milton; The Marx Brothers with Groucho, Harpo, Zeppo, & Chico
Misc: Criminal Investigator, Theatrical Agent

🎵Speckled Red -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1892 d.1/2/1973 (80)
Organist, Pianist, Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Rufus Perryman
Misc: blues and boogie-woogie style

🏆🏁🏊Isabella "Belle" Mary Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1894 N.S. d.3/7/1975 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Scottish
Names/Places: aka Belle Cameron

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🎭Lilyan Tashman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1896 d.3/21/1934 (37)
Movie Actress

Bernt Balchen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1899 d.10/17/1973 (73)
Aviator

🎵Mo Jaffe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1901 d.12/2/1972 (71)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Bandleader

📰🏆Samuel Harold "Sam" Lacy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1903 N.S. d.5/8/2003 N.S. (99)
Hall of Famer, Editor, Columnist, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer

🏆🥊Maurice Tillet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1903 N.S. d.9/4/1954 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Russian
Names/Places: NN:The French Angel

🏆🏌Harvey Penick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1904 d.4/2/1995 (90)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: premier golf instructor and author of one the best-selling sports book of all time, "Harvey Penick's Little Red Book."
Book Titles: Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

🏆🏁🏊Gertrude Ederle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1905 N.S. d.11/30/2003 N.S. (98)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: the youngest person to break a non-mechanical world record by swimming the 880 yard freestyle in 13:19, and first woman to swim the English Channel (6 August 1926); won 3 medals in 1924 Olympics.

Felix Bloch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1905 d.9/10/1983 (77)
Physicist, Swiss
Misc: nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)

🎵Lucy Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1906 d.10/13/1987 (80)
Singer

🎭🎵Hermínia Silva -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1907 N.S. d.6/13/1993 N.S. (85)
Actress, Singer, Portuguese

🎭Sally O'Neil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1908 d.6/18/1968 (59)
Actress

🎭Hayden Rorke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1910 d.8/19/1987 (76)
TV Actor, Gay
TV Shows: Mr. Adams & Eve (as Steve), No Time for Sergeants, I Dream of Jeannie (as Dr. Alfred Bellows)

Carlton Fredericks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1910 d.7/28/1987 (76)
Scientist, Nutritionist

Martha Rountree -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1911 d.8/23/1999 (87)
Writer
Misc: co-creator and first moderator of Meet the Press 1945-53
TV Shows: Meet the Press, Keep Posted, The Big Issue, Press Conference

🏆🏒Gordon Arthur "Gordie" Drillon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1913 N.S. d.9/23/1986 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1935-1950
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets (EHL), Syracuse Stars (IAHL), Valleyfield Braves (QPHL), Saint John Beavers (MSHL)

📰Jess Gorkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1913 d.2/1/1985 (71)
Editor
Misc: of Parade Magazine

🏆🏈Frank "Bruiser" Kinard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1914 N.S. d.9/7/1985 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, NFL Tackle, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL 1938-1944), Brooklyn Tigers (NFL 1938-1944), New York Yankees (AAFC 1946-1947), Ole Miss (as player 1930s, administrator 1971-1973, as line coach 1948-1970)

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🎭Robert Bray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1917 d.3/7/1983 (65)
Actor
TV Shows: Lassie (as Corey Stuart)

🎭James Daly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1918 d.7/3/1978 (59)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Hope Newell's hubby, Tyne & Timothy's dad
TV Shows: Studio One, Omnibus, Medical Center (as Dr. Paul Lochner)

🎭Peggy Moran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1918 d.10/24/2002 (84)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Marie Jeanette Moran; NN:The Queen of Scream

🎭Augusta Dabney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1918 N.S. d.2/4/2008 N.S. (89)
TV/Stage/Soap Actress
Names/Places: William Prince's wife

🎨Paul Rudolph -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1918 d.8/8/1997 (78)
Architect
Misc: one of the most prominent to emerge after WWII

🎨Bob Montana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1920 N.S. d.1/4/1975 N.S. (54)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Archie

Frank Rizzo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1920 d.7/16/1991 (70)
Mayor
Misc: Mayor of Philadelphia

🏆⚾Vern Stephens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1920 d.11/3/1968 (48)
MLB Shortstop

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🎭Coleen Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1922 d.8/3/2015 N.S. (92)
Movie Actress
Movie Titles: Nightmare Alley, Kiss of Death, The Killing

🏆⚾Ewell Blackwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1922 d.10/29/1996 (74)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:The Whip

🎭Frank Sutton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1923 d.6/28/1974 (50)
Actor
TV Shows: Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Sgt. Vince Carter), The Jim Nabors Hour

🎭Nanni Loy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1925 d.8/21/1995 (69)
Movie Director, Italian

⛪🎭🏆🎾Johnny Carson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1925 d.1/23/2005 (79)
Hall of Famer, Protestant, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Producer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: b. in Corning, IA
TV Shows: Who Do You Trust, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (host 1962-92)

🏆🏒Fred Shero -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1925 N.S. d.11/24/1990 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:The Fog
Misc: spent most of his playing career (1947-1958) in the minor leagues, though played for the New York Rangers of the NHL
Sports Teams: New York Rangers

🎵Manos Hadjidakis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1925 d.6/15/1994 (68)
Composer, Greek

🏆Dezső Gyarmati -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1927 N.S. d.8/18/2013 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian
Misc: water polo player, one of five men to win three Olympic gold medals in Water Polo.

🎵Sonny Criss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1927 d.11/19/1977 (50)
Alto-sax, Soprano-sax, Bandleader

🎨Edward Keinholz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1927 d.6/10/1994 (66)
Artist

🎭Bella Darvi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1929 d.9/10/1971 (41)
Actress, Polish
Names/Places: RN:Wegier Bayla

🎭Gerard Blain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1930 d.12/17/2000 (70)
Actor, Director, French

🎵Boozoo Chavis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1930 d.5/5/2001 (70)
Singer, Musician
Misc: one of the pioneers of Zydeco

✍🎭Diana Dors -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1931 d.5/4/1984 (52)
Author, TV Actress, English
Names/Places: Richard Dawson's ex-; RN:Diana "Daisy" Fluck

⚖🏆⚾Jim Bunning -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1931 N.S. d.5/26/2017 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Senator, MLB Pitcher
Misc: 9x All-Star, 3x Strikeout Leader; pitched a perfect game against the Mets in 1965, also pitched for the Tigers, his first team. His perfect game was on Father's Day in 1964; Phillies #14 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1955-1963), Philadelphia Phillies (1964-1967), Pittsburgh Pirates (1968-1969), Los Angeles Dodgers (1969), Philadelphia Phillies (1970-1971)

🎭Dimitra Arliss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1932 d.1/26/2012 (79)
Actress
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man

🏆Paul Zimmerman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1932 N.S. d.11/1/2018 N.S. (86)
Sports Writer
Misc: of Sports Illustrated

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🎵Gary McFarland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1933 d.11/3/1971 (38)
Composer, Vibes

🎭Albert Stratton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1937 d.4/26/2011 N.S. (73)
Actor
TV Shows: The New Perry Mason (1973, as Paul Drake), Sara

🎵Yvonne Staples -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1937 N.S. d.4/10/2018 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Roebuck's daughter
Group Names: The Staple Singers

H. John Heinz III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1938 d.4/4/1991 (52)
Senator

🎭Stanley Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1939 N.S. d.6/24/2018 N.S. (78)
Actor
TV Shows: Dangerous Minds (as Bud Bartkus), Seinfeld (as judge in the series finale)
Movie Titles: Spider-Man (2002), Primal Fear, Armageddon, Runaway Jury

🎵Charles "Charlie" Foxx -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1939 N.S. d.9/18/1998 N.S. (58)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Song Titles: Mockingbird (wrote and sang the song with sister Inez Foxx)

🏆⛸Dona Lee Carrier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1940 d.2/15/1961 (20)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🎵Ellie Greenwich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1940 d.8/26/2009 (68)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Soul Singer
Group Names: Raindrops
Song Titles: Da Doo Ron Ron (songwriter), Chapel of Love (songwriter)

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🎭🎵Jordan Christopher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1940 d.1/21/1996 (55)
Actor, Singer
Misc: some say 1938, 1941, or 1942
TV Shows: The Wild Ones

✍⚛🎭Michael Crichton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1942 d.11/4/2008 (66)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Doctor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; FN:John; PRON:CRY-TON
Book Titles: The Great Train Robbery, The Terminal Man, Rising Sun, Congo, Jurassic Park

🎵Preston Shannon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1947 N.S. d.1/22/2018 N.S. (70)
Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Misc: electric blues and soul blues

🎵Greg Ridley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1947 d.11/19/2003 N.S. (56)
Bassist, English
Group Names: Humble Pie, sessionist

📰John Holliman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1948 d.9/12/1998 (49)
Newscaster
Misc: one of CNN's original Bad Boys of Baghdad

🎵🎸Wurzel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1949 d.7/9/2011 N.S. (61)
Heavy Metal Guitarst, British
Names/Places: RN:Michael Burston
Misc: some say b. Oct 27
Group Names: Motorhead

🏆⚽Rashidi Yekini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/23/1963 N.S. d.5/4/2012 N.S. (48)
Soccer Player, Nigeran

⛪⚖Saint John Of Capistrano -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1386 O.S. d.10/23/1456 O.S. (70)
Preacher, Attorney/Lawyer, Educator, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Giovanni da Capistrano

🎖Edmund Pendleton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1721 d.10/23/1803 (82)
Revolutionary
Misc: Virginia patriot during the American Revolution.

🎖⚖Nathaniel Ramsay -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1741 d.10/23/1817 (76)
Revolutionary, Soldier, Lawyer
Misc: officer

⚛💰Alexander Ross -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1783 N.S. d.10/23/1856 N.S. (73)
Explorer, Pioneer, Fur Trader, Canadian, Scottish

🎨⚛Cullen Whipple -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1801 N.S. d.10/23/1868 N.S. (67)
Machinist, Inventor
Misc: patented the screw machine

✍📰Théophile Gautier -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1811 N.S. d.10/23/1872 N.S. (61)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Critic, Journalist, French

Emin Pasha -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1840 d.10/23/1892 (52)
Explorer, Prussian

✍⛪Francis Ellingwoodd Abbot -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1836 d.10/23/1903 (66)
Philosopher, Theologian

Edwin Klebs -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1834 d.10/23/1913 (79)
Pathologist, German, Swiss

John Boyd Dunlop -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1840 d.10/23/1921 (81)
Inventor, Scottish
Misc: pneumatic tires inventor and patenter 1888

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Olympia Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1835 d.10/23/1926 (91)
Feminist, Suffragate

✍⚛Zane Grey -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1875 d.10/23/1939 (64)
Novelist, Dentist
Names/Places: FN:Pearl
Misc: Western frontier, American West novels

🎭🎵Murray K. Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1865 d.10/23/1942 (77)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Singer
Names/Places: stage name of Joseph Tunnicliffe Pope Jr.

🎵Ralph Rainger -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1901 d.10/23/1942 (41)
Composer
Misc: composer of popular music principally for films

🎵Ben Bernie -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1891 d.10/23/1943 (52)
Bandleader
Names/Places: NN:The Old Maestro

Charles Barkla -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1877 d.10/23/1944 (67)
Physicist, British
Misc: x-ray radiation

✍⚛Ernest Thompson Seton -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1860 d.10/23/1946 (86)
Author, Naturalist, British, Canadian
Misc: founded Boy Scouts of America

⚖🎭🎵🎷Al Jolson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1886 d.10/23/1950 (64)
Mayor, Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Jazz Singer, Russian
Names/Places: b. in St. Petersburg; RN:Asa Hesselson then Asa Yoelson; Ruby Keeler's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1866
Movie Titles: The Jazz Singer (1927, the first movie with sound)

🎭Suzanne "Susan" Peters -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1921 N.S. d.10/23/1952 N.S. (31)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RLN:Carnahan

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Charles Fleischer -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1882 d.10/23/1956 (74)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Max's brother

🎭Frederick Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1871 d.10/23/1957 (85)
Actor

🎭🎵Abe Lyman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1897 d.10/23/1957 (60)
Movie Actor, Songwriter, Drummer, Bandleader

🎨William Golden -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1911 d.10/23/1959 (48)
Designer
Misc: designed the CBS Eye logo

🎵Minor "Ram" Hall -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1897 d.10/23/1959 (62)
Drummer

🎵Michael Holliday -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1928 d.10/23/1963 (34)
Singer, British
Names/Places: RN:Michael Miller

🎭Gage Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1900 d.10/23/1964 (64)
Actor
TV Shows: Date With the Angels, Mr. Peepers (as Superintendent Bascom)

📰Frank Mott -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1886 d.10/23/1964 (78)
Journalist, Historian, Educator

🎵David Box -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1943 d.10/23/1964 (21)
Singer
Misc: one of Buddy Holly's successors as lead vocalist with The Crickets; d. plane crash
Group Names: The Crickets

✍🎵Jo Swerling -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1897 d.10/23/1964 (67)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Lyricist, Russian
Misc: stage: Guys & Dolls

🎭Claire McDowell -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1877 d.10/23/1966 (88)
Actress

🎭Claire Windsor -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1892 d.10/23/1972 (80)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RMLN:Viola Cronk

✍📰Lester Markel -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1894 d.10/23/1977 (83)
Lecturer, Journalist, Editor, Educator
Misc: New York Times

🎵"Mother" Maybelle Carter -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1909 d.10/23/1978 (69)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Country Singer
Names/Places: Mother of June, Helen, & Anita
Group Names: The Carter Family

🎵Hoyt Hawkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1927 d.10/23/1982 (55)
Hall of Famer, Country Singer
Group Names: the Jordanaires

Cynthia Propper Seton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1926 d.10/23/1982 (56)
Novelist

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📰Jessica Savitch -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1948 d.10/23/1983 (35)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist
TV Shows: NBC News, Frontline

🎭Oskar Werner -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1922 d.10/23/1984 (61)
Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, Austrian
Names/Places: RMLN:Josef Bschliessmayer
Movie Titles: Farenehit 451

🎵James Caesar Petrillo -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1892 d.10/23/1984 (92)
Pianist, Bandleader
Misc: Prez AFM labor leader

🎵🎷Merle Watson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1949 d.10/23/1985 (36)
Guitarist, Jazz Performer

🎭Lino Ventura -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1919 d.10/23/1986 (67)
Actor, Italian
Movie Titles: French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw

Edward A. Doisy -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1893 d.10/23/1986 (92)
Biochemist
Misc: discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943)

🎭Bill Leonard -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1916 d.10/23/1994 (78)
TV Executive
Names/Places: RFN:William A.
TV Shows: CBS News (president), 60 Minutes (co-creator), Sunday Morning (co-creator)

🎭Robert Lansing -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1928 N.S. d.10/23/1994 N.S. (66)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in San Diego; RLN:Howell Brown; Emily McLaughlin's ex-
Misc: some say b. in 1929
TV Shows: 87th Precinct, Twelve O'Clock High (as Brig. Gen. Frank Savage), The Man Who Never Was, Automan, The Equalizer (as Control)

Prince's Son -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/16/1996 d.10/23/1996 (0)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: RN: Boy Gregory; Mayte and Prince's son

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✍📰Diana Trilling -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1905 d.10/23/1996 (91)
Author, Essayist, Critic, Newsperson

🎭Bert Haanstra -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1916 d.10/23/1997 (81)
Director, Dutch (Netherlands)

Luther Simjian -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1905 d.10/23/1997 (92)
Inventor
Misc: invented the TelePrompter, ATM, and 200 other inventions

🎵Johnny Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1908 d.10/23/1998 (90)
Bassist

🏆🥊Rodney Agatupu Anoa'i -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1966 N.S. d.10/23/2000 N.S. (34)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Yokozuna

🎵Rusty Kershaw -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1946 d.10/23/2001 (55)
Guitarist

🎭Beulah Quo -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1923 d.10/23/2002 (79)
Actress

🎭Marianne Hoppe -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1909 d.10/23/2002 (93)
Actress, German

Richard "Dick" Helms -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1913 N.S. d.10/23/2002 N.S. (89)
Government Official
Misc: CIA director

✍🎭🎵Adolph Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1915 d.10/23/2002 (86)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: teamed with Betty Comden, they wrote scripts--and often the lyrics--for many Broadway shows and Hollywood film musicals.

Mei-Ling Soong "Madame" Chaing -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1898 d.10/23/2003 (105)
Head of State
Names/Places: aka Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
Misc: was a First Lady of the Republic of China

🏆⚽Bill Nicholson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1919 d.10/23/2004 (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: wing half and manager

🎨📰George Silk -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1916 d.10/23/2004 (87)
Photographer, Journalist

⛪🎭🎵Robert Merrill -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1917 N.S. d.10/23/2004 N.S. (87)
Jewish, Actor, Baritone, Opera Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Moishe Miller
Misc: The Metropolitan Opera
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows

🎭Linda Day -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1938 d.10/23/2009 (71)
TV Director

🎭Lou Jacobi -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1913 d.10/23/2009 (95)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Ivan the Terrible, Dean Martin Show (regular)
Movie Titles: Arthur, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask, Avalon

🎨Anthony Caro -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1924 d.10/23/2013 (89)
Sculptor, English
Misc: a pre-eminent artist of the postwar era who created a new language for abstract sculpture in the 1960s with brightly colored, horizontal assemblages of welded steel that seemed choreographed as much as constructed.

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🎵🎸John "Gypie" Mayo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1951 N.S. d.10/23/2013 N.S. (62)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: Dr. Feelgood

🎵Jeanne Black -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1937 d.10/23/2014 N.S. (76)
Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Pomona, CA; RN:Gloria Jeanne
Misc: sang an answer to Jim Reeves' "He'll Have To Go" with her hit "He'll Have To Stay"
Song Titles: He'll Have to Stay

✍📰Frank F. Mankiewicz -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1924 d.10/23/2014 (90)
Writer, Journalist, Columnist

🎭🎵Alvin Stardust -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1942 d.10/23/2014 (72)
Stage Actor, Pop Singer, English

🏆🏒Jim Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1940 d.10/23/2015 N.S. (75)
NHL Defensive, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1958-1978

📰⚖Tom Hayden -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1939 N.S. d.10/23/2016 N.S. (76)
Journalist, Politician, Political Activist
Names/Places: Jane Fonda's ex-
Misc: some say b. 1940; 1960s anti-war activist

🎭🎵Pete Burns -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1959 N.S. d.10/23/2016 N.S. (57)
Personality, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: RLN:Jozeppi
Group Names: Dead or Alive

Paul Weitz -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1932 N.S. d.10/23/2017 N.S. (85)
Astronaut, Aviator
Misc: veteran of Skylab and shuttle missions

🏆🏈Rod Rust -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1928 N.S. d.10/23/2018 N.S. (90)
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Sports Teams: New England Patriots

🎭James Karen -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1923 N.S. d.10/23/2018 N.S. (94)
Actor
TV Shows: Ned and Stacey, The Larry Sanders Show (as network president Sheldon Davidoff), Eight is Enough (as Eliot Randolph), The Powers of Matthew Star
Movie Titles: The China Syndrome, Poltergeist, The Pursuit of Happyness, Wall Street, The Return of the Living Dead

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